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Virus and bioinformatics articles with some microbiology and immunology thrown in for good measure
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CDC Media Statement on Newly Discovered Smallpox Samples

On July 1, 2014, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) notified the appropriate regulatory agency, the Division of Select Agents and Toxins (DSAT) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), that employees discovered vials labeled ”variola,” commonly known as smallpox, in an unused portion of a storage room in a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) laboratory located on the NIH Bethesda campus.

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CDC - Seasonal Influenza (Flu) - H1N2 Variant Virus Detected in Minnesota

CDC Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Influenza Flu: H1N2 Variant Virus Detected in Minnesota.
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CDC offers explanations for mild flu season | Vaccine News Daily

CDC offers explanations for mild flu season | Vaccine News Daily | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca | Scoop.it

The CDC said that mild weather, high vaccination rates and high population immunity owing to a fairly stable set of circulating viruses may be behind the lower than normal flu activity

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Predicting Hotspots for Influenza Virus Reassortment - Vol. 19 No. 4 - April 2013 - Emerging Infectious Disease journal - CDC

Predicting Hotspots for Influenza Virus Reassortment - Vol. 19 No. 4 - April 2013 - Emerging Infectious Disease journal - CDC | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca | Scoop.it
The 1957 and 1968 influenza pandemics, each of which killed ≈1 million persons, arose through reassortment events. Influenza virus in humans and domestic animals could reassort and cause another pandemic.
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Only 1 in 4 Americans with HIV has virus under control: CDC - WZVN-TV

Only 1 in 4 Americans with HIV has virus under control: CDC - WZVN-TV | Virology and Bioinformatics from Virology.ca | Scoop.it
The GuardianOnly 1 in 4 Americans with HIV has virus under control: CDCWZVN-TVFRIDAY, July 27 (HealthDay News) -- Among the 1.1 million Americans living with HIV, just one in four has the virus under control, U.S.
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CDC Warns That New Swine Flu Strain Has 'Pandemic Potential' - US News and World Report

The CDC says the strain has infected at least 18 Americans since 2010.

 

SO while you were all fussing about H5N1....

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